Transcript for Tribute to Andy Rooney
Millions of Americans he was Sunday night -- ruining the tributes have been pouring in for the CBS commentator who buried later this week -- -- hometown Albany, New York. Many people in this world are as lucky as I've been it was just a few weekends ago Andy Rooney delivered his final essay on sixty minutes had a seventy year career started -- CBS news in 1949. He prided himself as later starting in the army with stars and stripes then writing for some of the biggest names in the early days of television among them Arthur Godfrey. And every reason to Walter Cronkite but his contributions to sixty minutes -- what connected him to millions of Americans for decades. Something I've been meaning to talk to -- about for a long time now it's faucets and why is it we look forward in the mail coming every day dogs nicer than people. -- often saying what many of us didn't even realize we've been thinking -- I wish there was something we could all take the cure us of stupidity. -- poke fun at himself. I -- a lot when it comes to trimming my eyebrow up in his final say he made it clear that for all of his curmudgeonly observations. He -- a blessed life. I've done a lot of complaining here but Obama things I've complained about I can't complain about my life. And as our held Diane Sawyer sort of and she worked with -- -- sixty minutes Andy Rooney was the resident eagle eyed observer of Sunday night.
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